AMREF Flying Doctors Flight Operations Officer Jobs in Kenya
AMREF Flying Doctors Flight Operations Officer Jobs in KenyaPrincipal ResponsibilitiesSupervising the daily flight operations duties of Flight Operations Officers
Flight planning and dispatch of AFD active flights in accordance to AFD standards and
Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs).
Ensuring safe and efficient running of the Flight Operations office;
Ensuring safe and efficient scheduling and re-scheduling of Flight Crew as required;
Ensuring that adequate stocks of official company forms are available for use in Flight
Preparation, submission and distribution of Operational Flight Plans and Flight Logs:
Supervising preparation of all flight briefings and provision of flight planning information;
Organizing of aircraft movements in the event of disruption owing to weather, technical
or other factors to achieve the minimum loss of time and minimum interference to the
Ensuring the assembly of all documentation as provided for in the flight portfolio prior to
an active flight
Maintaining flight movement watch and flight following;
Relay departure, arrival, delay of aircraft and airfield status and other pertinent
information to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Head of Operations (HoO) the Operations & Network Manager (OM) and medical team for both sub-charter and AFD flights
Conducting departure and arrival briefings to crew as well as communicating relevant information to patients or those accompanying them.
Implementing airfield safety procedures to ensure a safe operating environment for
personnel and aircraft operation.
Monitoring the arrival, parking, refuelling, loading and departure of both sub-charter and
Coordinating with the applicable agencies to meet aircrew requirements for refuelling,
ground services, crew transportation and accommodation.
Procuring, producing and providing information on the safe operation of aircraft, such as
flight planning publications, operations publications, charts and maps and weather
Ensuring the retention of all required flight operations documents as per AFD standards
and civil aviation regulations;
Assisting medical crew and passengers during loading and offloading of aircraft;
Communicating with the HoM in regards to aircraft maintenance related activities
affecting flight operations.
Ensuring that flight reports on Safety, Incidents, Accidents or Security related reports are processed in accordance with AFD procedures;
Monitoring and reporting of crew duty time and rest requirements as per AFD standards
Initiating Accident/Alarm procedures inclusive of notification process and maintaining a
written log during the incident.
In conjunction with the medical team answer telephones and respond to operational
queries as required to the satisfaction of the clients in accordance to the AFD standards.
Quality management and data entry of all relevant flight information into the company
database system as well as post flight filing of flight operations documents for monitoring
purposes by the Operations Manager and HoO as required by the regulator
Producing applicable operational reports as requested by the Operations Manager and
Any other work related activity as assigned by the Operations Manager
Diploma in Flight Operations/Dispatch
Current KCAA Flight Operations (FOO) License
Knowledge in radio communication
A minimum of 6 consecutive years of work experience in a flight operations department
with demonstrated track record.
Excellent communicator with a good command of English language
Essential Skills & Competencies:
Knowledge of KCAA Regulations to enable one comply with aviation industry regulations
Knowledge of IATA policies to enable one comply with international aviation rules
KAA Policies to help understand the airport rules
Knowledge of ICAO policies to enable one comply with international navigation rules
Basic knowledge in First Aid is an added advantage
Ability to interpret regulations in support of the business
Ability to work with teams and within a team
Ability to plan effectively and multitask with minimum supervision
Ability to provide clear operational instructions as well as follow instructions
How to Apply:
If you have the passion to contribute to the leading African-based Aero Medical and Health
Assistance service provider, submit the following to: Vacancies@flydoc.org by 18TH October
2019 with a reference number:- AFD/OPS-SFOO/010-2019 on the subject line of your email.
Cover letter specifying how you meet the provided criteria and what you expect to bring to
AMREF Flying Doctors (AFD) with an updated CV in PDF.
Please note that feedback will be given to shortlisted candidates only.
AMREF Flying Doctors is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and expects all staff to share this commitment.
AFD is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
You Are Not Required to Pay Any Fees to Apply for Jobs in Amref Flying Doctors
For more information and job application details, see; AMREF Flying Doctors Flight Operations Officer Jobs in Kenya
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